(February 1943)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor); Bernie Breslauer (actual editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of December 23 in ad in Batman #15.


License for Larceny (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Larry the Judge
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; giant figures

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Raymond Buck Jr. (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
book review

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. The book "Young Mac of Fort Vancouver" by Mary Jane Carr is reviewed.

Raymond Buck wins $5.00 for his review.

License for Larceny (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; J. Spencer Larson [Larry the Judge] (villain, investment broker); Second Story Sam (villain); Iron Jaw (villain); Gas-Pipe Grogan (villain); Bigfoot (villain); Muggsy (villain); Lefty (villain); Shorty (villain); Tommy the Twitch (villain)
Synopsis
A dignified financier is in reality the notorious underworld czar, Larry the Judge, and Batman & Robin must somehow halt his plan to issue licences for only high class larcenies before a crook cashes in on the licence to kill the Caped Crusaders!
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Daily Mail; Gotham City; San Francisco Chronicle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My wife and Mrs. Parker are always gossiping!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Petals of Peril (Table of Contents: 6)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon ?
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan; Alfy Twidgett]; Cheeder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, men - Everybody in...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

Brand New! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Comic Cavalcade / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

John Cabot (Table of Contents: 9)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes many small ads from stamps dealers.

The Adventure of the Wrong Numbers (Table of Contents: 10)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Charles Paris

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh - There goes 'Slugger'...
Genre
humor
Characters
Clancy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.23 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Victory Picture Frames / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Target Murder (Table of Contents: 14)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Winter
Inks
Chuck Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Bart Regan

Baptism of Fire (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tex Dexter (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Larry Jordan vs. Air Wave! (Table of Contents: 16)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]; Static (his parrot); John Fields
Synopsis
The enigma exists when District Attorney Jordan is seen thwarting the law, trying to send an innocent man to the chair and wanting Air Wave dead!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's my wife's birthday...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Plenty of Punch! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Missing Monkey! (Table of Contents: 19)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

High in Energy (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. License for Larceny
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. License for Larceny
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. ["My wife and Mrs. Parker are always gossiping!"]
    Gags
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  7. 6. Petals of Peril
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. ["All right, men - Everybody in..."]
    Shorty
  9. 8. Brand New!
    Comic Cavalcade
  10. 9. John Cabot
    Stamps
  11. 10. The Adventure of the Wrong Numbers
    The Crimson Avenger
  12. 11. ["Gosh - There goes 'Slugger'..."]
    Clancy the Cop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Victory Picture Frames
  15. 14. The Target Murder
    Spy
  16. 15. Baptism of Fire
  17. 16. Larry Jordan vs. Air Wave!
    Air Wave
  18. 17. ["It's my wife's birthday..."]
    Laffs
  19. 18. Plenty of Punch!
    Adventure Comics; More Fun Comics
  20. 19. The Mystery of the Missing Monkey!
    Slam Bradley
  21. 20. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. High in Energy
    Baby Ruth
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